Tag Archives: Galatians

Inspiration: Living for Christ and for Others, Galatians 6:6-18

Dear Inspiration Seekers, “A man reaps what he sows.” (NIV Galations 6:7)  Paul sounds as if he wants to write a blog about Preserving the Harvest.  Plant a carrot, pick a carrot…  Plant a tomatoe, make sauce… If he is … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Burdens – Yours and Others, Galatians 6:1-5

Dear Inspiration Seekers, Paul seems to contradict himself in these few verses about carrying each other’s burdens and carrying one’s own load.  Why does the Congressional Super Committee (charged with finding $1T in spending cuts) come to mind?  

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Inspiration: From Law to the Spirit, Galatians 5:1-26

Dear Inspiration Seekers, Paul writes the famous lines about “Fruit of the Spirit” in Galatians chapter 5.  This is preceded by the acts of sin, for contrast.  “The acts of the sinful nature are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; … Continue reading

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Inspiration: From Bondage to Liberty, Galatians 3:19-4:31

Dear Inspiration Seekers, I have been reading the December issue of BBC Music Magazine (http://www.classical-music.com/), which has an review of Michael Colina’s (http://www.michaelcolina.com/) upcoming concert and recording release of his first classical composition performed with the London Symphony Orchestra.  The bio-interview … Continue reading

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Inspiration: The Law, Curse and Redemption, Gal 3:6-18

Dear Inspiration Seekers, I happen to read a bumper sticker, while walking through the parking lot, “If you can read this, thank a teacher.  If you can read English, thank a Marine”.  Do not fret. I am not going to … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Saved by Faith, Kept by Faith, Galatians 2:21-3:5

Paul poses a questions twice about whether effort was “for nothing”.  “… if righteousness could be gained through the law, Christ died for nothing!” (2:21), and, “Have you suffered so much for nothing – if it really was for nothing?” … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Free from the Law, Dead to the Law, Galatians 2:11-20

Dear Inspiration Seekers, “When Peter came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he was in the wrong.” (2:11).  Ouch!  It seems that Paul had read the Vicar’s comment to the first of these inspirations on Galatians, and … Continue reading

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